Fri 13 Nov 2020 07:20

Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2020

With current restrictions we are unable to meet up at our club, yet we still remember with thanksgiving and sorrow those members of Waterloo Rugby Club whose lives in the World Wars have been given and taken away.

The War Memorial Tablet was installed over the fire place in the pavilion in 1921 and we recall the words of our then President, Mr T.B. Schofield “. . . the real War Memorial was the ground itself but the tablet had been erected as a lasting regard to those members of the club who fell in the Great War”.  A further Memorial was added to remember the fallen in World War 2.

Our service follows below 

The Exhortation

                They shall not grow old.

                As we grow old;

                Age shall not weary them,

                Nor the years condemn.

                At the going down of the sun and in the morning

                We will remember them.

                We will remember them.

We now listen to THE LAST POST followed by a minute’s silence.

We now listen to REVEILLE.

 

The President lays a wreath at the Memorial stone over the fireplace to remember those who died in World War 1

Lieutenant

Norman

Bark

Aged

22

Private

E

Bousefield

Aged

25

Second Lieutenant

Ralph Lester

Breckell

Aged

25

Private

Ernest Pearson

Breckenridge

Aged

20

Lieutenant

Geoffrey Bunnell

Burton

Aged

21

Lieutenant

Kenrick Hammond

Burton

Private

Colin

Chappell

Aged

26

Captain

Coulson Tregarthen

Coulson

Aged

31

Lieutenant

Walter

Duncan

Aged

28

Rifleman

William Ritchie

Fairbairn

Aged

25

Captain

Bertram Knott

Finnie

Aged

25

Captain

Wallace

Fraser

Aged

40

Rifleman

James Henry

Goodyear

Aged

35

Private

A

Grensted

Aged

40

Second Lieutenant

Douglas Morley

Griffin

Aged

26

Second Lieutenant

William Marsh

Higson

Aged

36

Second Lieutenant

Maxwell

Hood-Rowan

Aged

35

Major

I C

Jack

Aged

41

Private

Geoffrey Bunnell

Jardine

Private

S

Jones

Captain

Arthur

Kyrke-Smith

Aged

36

Second Lieutenant

A

Leighton

Aged

26

Assistant Paymaster

W S

Limerick

Second Lieutenant

V C

McKeiver

Second Lieutenant

William Heard

Miller

Aged

21

Private

W H

Milner

Second Lieutenant

Malcolm

Morham

Aged

35

Second Lieutenant

Oswald Wright

Parkinson

Rifleman

Reginald Clive

Purvis

Aged

19

Second Lieutenant

Harold

Ross

Aged

37

Second Lieutenant

David

Rowatt

Aged

26

Private

Edmund

Rowatt

Captain

F M

Sheard

Aged

23

Private

A W

Smith

Aged

18

Lieutenant

William

Stockdale

Aged

23

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Brown

Stowell

Aged

27

Lance Corporal

James Henry

Sumner

Aged

37

Second Lieutenant

Edward Staveley

Taylor

Aged

20

Private

B E

Teague

Corporal

Thomas E

Teague

Gunner

James Percy

Thornton

Aged

36

Sub-Lieutenant

Albert Francis

Vaughan

Aged

21

Second Lieutenant

Leonard John

Wakefield

Aged

21

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Butler

Wakefield

Aged

29

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Paton

Watson

Aged

26

Harold Bennett

Whinyates

Aged

22

Second Lieutenant

James Pringle

White

Aged

35

Captain

J V

White

Aged

24

Captain

Henry Thomas

Whitson

Aged

24

Private

G D

Wood

Second Lieutenant

Herbert Francis

Zacharias

Aged

31

 

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The Chairman then lays a wreath at the fireplace to remember those who died in World War 2

Pilot Officer

Roy Dawson

Allen

Aged

28

Captain

James Henry

Atkins

Aged

23

Sergeant (Pilot)

John McLaren

Barrell

Aged

27

W F

Benke

N

Buchanan

Ordinary Seaman

Arthur William

Buckley

Aged

25

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)

Eric

Dickinson

Aged

22

Private

Keith Charles

Dransfield

Aged

22

Pilot Officer

Jeffrey

Drewson

Aged

22

Colonel

William James

Eastwood

Aged

40

Captain

Edward Mason

Fisher

Aged

22

Second Lieutenant

John Caspar

Fitzpatrick

Aged

20

Flying Officer

Noel Douglas

Fleming

Aged

34

G

Fraser

Lieutenant

Daly Charles

Garton-Stone

Lieutenant

Frank Derwent

Gates

Aged

30

Lieutenant

George Hardman

Gerrard

Aged

28

Lieutenant

Ian Maxwell

Grant

Aged

24

Lieutenant

Geoffrey RS

Heathcote

Aged

26

Corporal

Robert Edwin

Hall

Aged

26

Major

Patrick Noel

Harvey

Aged

27

Flying Officer

Owen Gerard

Horrigan

Aged

27

G T

Jones

Flight Lieutenant

William John Newton

Lee

Captain

David Vickery

Leighton

Aged

24

Captain

John Leman

Lumby

Aged

28

R L

McCann

C L

McKee

Flying Officer

Albert Rupert John

Medcalf

Aged

26

R

Mitchell

Civilian

Margaret Jean

Mumford

Aged

12

Pilot Officer

Edward Lockhart

Overton

Aged

19

Lieutenant Colonel

John Harold Child

Pearson

Captain

Harold

Pennington

Aged

23

Captain

Kevin Cuthbert

Pinnington

Aged

26

Captain

Noel Stephen

Pinnington

Aged

26

Flying Officer

Lawrence Gerard

Purcell

Aged

35

Sergeant

Arthur Bernard

Randall

Aged

19

Lieutenant

Neale Money

Raven

Aged

27

A J

Reynolds

Pilot Officer

Richard Arthur

Rhodes

Flight Lieutenant

Geoffrey Clifford

Robinson

Aged

22

Lieutenant Colonel

Geoffrey Ernest

Russell

Aged

37

Pilot Officer

Thomas Patrick

Scanlan

Aged

53

Civilian

James 

Stead

Aged

58

Gunner

George Greaves

Steele

Aged

29

Flying Officer

Ian Welsh

Sutherland

Aged

21

Major

Reginald Swinnerton

Sykes

Captain

Bruce Edward

Thornton

Aged

23

Flight Lieutenant

George W

Thorougood

Lieutenant

William Henry

Tyrer

Aged

32

J D

Watt

Able Seaman

Stanley Burke

Whinyates

Aged

19

Lieutenant

Edward Arthur M

White

Lieutenant

Alan Hulme

Whitfield

Aged

24

Lieutenant

John Malin

Wyse

Major

John Paul

Zacharias

Aged

30

 

                                                                                        ooooOOOOoooo

The Kohima Epitaph

                When you go home

                Tell them of us and say

                For your tomorrow, we gave our today

End note

To see further details of those who lost their lives, pdf versions of presentations are available on the website and can be found by clicking on the words below

World War 1

World War 2

If you are able to add further information about our fallen, please email peter.cureton@waterloorugby.com Thank you

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